Recipients, Donors Honored at Luncheon

July 6, 2015

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

Collegiate FFA ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Abbeville resident Heather Timmerman (left) recently received the Piedmont Technical College Collegiate FFA Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Timmerman, a diversified agriculture student, is congratulated by Josh Murdock, PTC horticulture program director. Mr. Aaron Wood, former department head of Agriculture, established this scholarship in 2012. It is open to a student enrolled in one of the following Agriculture/Horticulture Curricula: Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture, Horticulture Landscape Management Certificate or the Associate of Science – Horticulture/Turfgrass Articulation Option to Clemson; Associate of Science in Agriculture Education Articulation Option to Clemson, Associate of Applied Science in Diversified Agriculture and Basic Diversified Agriculture Certificate. The student must have a grade point average of 3.0.

 

 

Newberry Electric Co-op ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Newberry Electric Cooperative Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Debra Shaw, Newberry Electric Cooperative representative; and Ashley Moran, a respiratory care student from Newberry. Not pictured is Tessa Meetze, a veterinary technology student from Newberry. Awarded annually to first and second-year students from Newberry County, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.  

 

 

David Sherer ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Ninety Six resident Holden Smith (right) was recently awarded the David Sherer Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Smith, an automotive technology major, is pictured with Chad Teague, scholarship committee member. This annual scholarship is available to an Automotive Technology student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has financial need.

 

 

Annie Lee Swygert ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Annie Lee Swygert Scholarship. Kelly Jenkins (right), an administrative office technology student from Greenwood, is congratulated by Suzy Murray, scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Kareem Goode, a mechatronics technology student from Greenwood. The scholarship is awarded each year based on academic achievement and financial need to a South Carolina resident.

 

 

Nancy Taylor Hall ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Candice Arrowood (right) received the Nancy Taylor Hall Scholarship at a recent scholarship luncheon. Arrowood, a medical assisting student, is congratulated by Courtenay Ramey, donor and presenter. The scholarship is awarded annually to a health science program student and is based on financial need and academic achievement.

 

 

Lucille Brooks ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Annie Chanona (left) was recently awarded the Lucille Brooks Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Chanona, an associate degree nursing student, is congratulated by Dr. Ray Brooks, president of Piedmont Tech. This scholarship, established to honor the memory of Lucille Brooks, is available to a single parent showing financial need and academic achievement.

 

 

 

John Drummond ScholarhsipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Amber Self (left) was recently awarded the John W. Drummond Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Self, an Associate in Science student, is congratulated by Donna Foster, PTC associate vice president for assessment and compliance. The scholarship is awarded annually and is based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership ability.

 

 

Greenwood Kiwanis ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Leticia Manuel (right) recently received the Greenwood Kiwanis Club Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Manuel, an early care and education student, was congratulated by Kiwanis representative Jennifer Mathis. Awarded annually to early care and education students from Greenwood County, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

ECD ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Pamela Anderson recently received the Early Childhood Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Anderson (left), an ECD student, is congratulated by Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development. The scholarship is awarded to a student in the early childhood program. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.  

 

 

Healing Hands ScholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College massage therapy students were recently awarded the Healing Hands Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Evins Carter from Greenwood; Michelle Liggett, massage therapy program director; Alana Walker from Greenwood; and Sheryl Wilson from Newberry. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement, leadership ability and financial need to Massage Therapy majors.

 

 

Piedmont Technical College mechatronics technology student and Newberry resident Ariel Scott was recently awarded the Norbord South Carolina, Inc. PTC Golf Classic Scholarship. The scholarship is funded through an annual golf tournament held each spring and selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. 

 

Three Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Medford Family Foundation Scholarship. They are Kristen Craddock, an accounting student from Pomaria; Carlos Hill, an industrial electronics technology student from Greenwood; and Michelle Smith, an Associate in Arts-Nursing Transfer student from Greenwood. This scholarship is available to a student majoring in Nursing, Industrial Technology, Graphic Arts, Business, Massage Therapy or Automotive Technology who exhibits leadership abilities, academic achievement and financial need.

 

Two Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Brighter Futures Scholarship. Recipients were Darius Bell, an Associate in Arts student from Abbeville, and Stacey Gunter, a business student from Lugoff. This scholarship is the Piedmont Technical College Scholarship Committee’s “Choice Award” and is available to any Piedmont Technical College student.

 

Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Olly Garrison Memorial Scholarship. They are Demitrus Thomas, a pre-nursing student from Greenwood, and Grace Nelson, an administrative office technology student from Abbeville. The scholarship is awarded annually to a returning adult student who is changing careers and maintains a minimum 3.0 grade point average.